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1875 - John F. Powell, an Irish immigrant, becomes Justice of the Peace [story]
John F. Powell

Oct. 29: Event to Aid SCV-Based Cancer, Vets Housing Charities
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016

Habitat for Humanity of San Fernando – Santa Clarita Valleys is hosting its first Pink Dot event on Saturday, Oct. 29, to benefit both breast cancer support and local veteran housing. The benefit will be hosted at the Chatsworth ReStore at 9606 DeSoto Avenue in Chatsworth from 9am to 6pm. As part...

Aug. 13: Vine 2 Wine Returns to CalArts
Monday, Aug 1, 2016

Circle of Hope Inc. is honored and excited to have Logix Federal Credit Union back for the fourth year as presenting sponsor for its annual Vine 2 Wine event, which returns to California Institute of the Arts on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Now in its 15th year, the Vine 2 Wine event benefits...

Cancer Support Group Nets $11K from Bunco Players
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016

Eleven12 Events, an event planning company located in the Santa Clarita Valley, wishes to thank sponsors, donors, and hundreds of others who turned out to support the organizations’ Bunco for Hope on Feb. 20. The event drew a big crowd to the Santa Clarita Activities Center, where teams played...

Circle of Hope Moving Offices to Valencia
Thursday, Mar 24, 2016

Circle of Hope has announced that they are moving their offices to Valencia after many years in their Plaza Posada location. The much-loved local charity, which recently announced the retirement of Executive Director Ray Tippet, is looking forward to a number of changes in 2016. “Ray’s impending...

Circle of Hope’s Tippet Announces Retirement
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

Ray Tippet [Circle of Hope] – The Circle of Hope Inc. Board of Directors has regretfully accepted the resignation of Executive Director Ray Tippet. As of July 1,  Tippet will consider himself “retired” and plans to spend his newfound time with family, friends, and do some traveling. Ray...

Oct. 20: West Ranch Girls Volleyball to ‘Claw Out Cancer’
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015

Claw Out Cancer! The West Ranch Girls Volleyball Team is hosting a fundraiser to benefit Circle of Hope.The girls have a big PINK event coming up Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the West Ranch High School gymnasium. We invite you to attend as the West Ranch Wildcats do their part to “Claw out Cancer.” The...

‘Circle’ Tea Raises Hope, Funds for Cancer Patients
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015

[KHTS] – Circle of Hope hosted its annual Afternoon Tea event at the Robinson Ranch clubhouse to bring awareness and donations to the organization Saturday afternoon. Circle of Hope is a breast cancer charity group that gives a wide variety of support to people going through the process of treatment,...

Solita Donating to Breast Cancer Support Group This Month
Monday, Oct 5, 2015

Drink Pink this October and head to solita Tacos & Margaritas Valencia in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The sophisticated neighborhood Mexican restaurant is shaking it up with Special Edition Clase Azul Reposado Pink Bottles, pouring out premium drink specials and donating 75 percent...

Vine 2 Wine Brings in Bucks for Circle of Hope
Monday, Aug 17, 2015

[KHTS] – The 14th Annual Vine 2 Wine Classic attracted about 300 guests to the Santa Clarita Activities Center on Saturday night to benefit Circle of Hope Inc. The event featured more than 80 different types of wines from 27 wineries, as well as 16 different types of beer. “Most of the wineries...

Aug. 15: Vine 2 Wine Classic for Circle of Hope
Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

2015 Vine 2 Wine Classic Saturday, August 15th 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. CITY OF SANTA CLARITA ACTIVITIES CENTER 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway Santa Clarita, CA 91350   $75 pre-sale, $95 at the door     Circle of Hope’s Vine 2 Wine Classic presented by Logix is only 10 days...

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1875 - John F. Powell, an Irish immigrant, becomes Justice of the Peace [story]
John F. Powell
Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced the introduction of Senate Joint Resolution 5, urging the federal government to immediately pass a correction to the Social Security formula to protect benefits for millions of Americans who turned 60 during the pandemic.
Wilk Introduces Resolution Urging Congress to Amend the Social Security Average Wage Index
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider allocating a little over $3.5 million in federal funding intended to support low- and moderate-income residents with decent and affordable housing and economic opportunities.
City Council to Consider Federal Funds in Support of Future Local Affordable Housing
The owners of Maria’s Italian Deli in Newhall, past and present, celebrated the restaurant’s reopening Wednesday, following last year’s announcement it would be closing its doors after 47 years.
Maria’s Italian Deli Celebrates Reopening Under New Owners
After publicly expressing their support for hosting live graduations earlier this year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials outlined their proposed plans for the Class of 2021 ceremonies during their Wednesday night governing board meeting.
Hart District Outlines Plans for Live Graduations
After plans fell through for a $100 million mall expansion that would have brought a second Costco to the Santa Clarita Valley, representatives from the big box retailer reached out to city officials to see if they could still make a second location a reality.
Costco Still Seeks Second Location in SCV
Nurses Week is underway and the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) is calling on registered nurse volunteers to assist with Covid-19 vaccinations at the Kedren Community Health Center in partnership with International Medical Corps.
RNRN Calls on Nurse Volunteers to Administer Covid-19 Vaccine Doses
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced it will begin a phased reopening of jail visitations at the Century Regional Detention Facility starting on Mother’s Day weekend, with all other locations predicted to reopen in June.
May 8: LASD Announce Jail Visitations to Resume at Century Regional Detention Facility
Calling all high school and college seniors – the city of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division is seeking 2021 graduates to exhibit their 2021 graduation caps in a virtual gallery.
June 1: Deadline Set to Enter City’s Virtual Graduation Cap Photo Exhibition
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 16 new deaths and 421 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,766 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Daily Hospitalizations Hit New Low in LA County; 27,766 Total SCV Cases
The L.A. County Financial Navigators program, operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs’ Center for Financial Empowerment in partnership with Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, announced it is currently providing L.A. residents with free assistance to help them deal with the financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Financial Navigators Program Set to Help County Residents Facing COVID-19 Hardships
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable voiced strong support for the removal of the race-based “Indians” mascot at Hart High School in an open letter to the William S. Hart District School Board in alignment with the recently released statement of the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Supporting the Replacement of HHS Mascot
1861 - Andres Pico and partners granted state franchise to build toll road and cut 50-foot-deep cleft through (Newhall) Pass; they failed; Beale later succeeded [story]
Andres Pico
The Water Resources and Watershed Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Wednesday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m.
May 12: Water Resources and Watershed Committee Teleconference Meeting
The California Interscholastic Federation has renewed a multi-year agreement with GoFan as the official digital ticketing partner to provide touchless, digital ticketing solutions to high schools and state-wide post season play across California.
CIF, GoFan Reach Multi-Year Agreement that Includes Post-Season Play
The County of Los Angeles announced Thursday that it has distributed 23 million units of free PPE through its joint effort with PPE Unite to protect 433,000 employees at small businesses across the County.
L.A. County Announces Distribution of 23 Million Units of PPE
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its annual CalFresh Awareness Month campaign to publicize the CalFresh Nutrition Program and acknowledge community partners throughout the month of May for helping to raise public awareness year-round.
Annual CalFresh Awareness Month Underway
The Santa Clarita City Council convened Tuesday evening to hear an overview of the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
Striplin Presents Balanced Budget Which Includes $300K Surplus
This summer Mission Opera is happy to present a live outdoor operetta in one-act on June 5, 6, 12, and 13, in Santa Clarita.
Mission Opera to Present Live Outdoor Operetta, “Le 66”
The William S. Hart Union High School District is looking for one new member to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee.
Hart District Seeking Oversight Committee Member
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version,” a live virtual musical production based on the eponymous beloved television series on May 7-9.
May 7-9: COC Theatre Presents, “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version”
Santa Clarita Valley public junior high and high school students will remain in the blended learning model — two days a week of in-person instruction — for the remainder of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Wednesday night.
Hart District Announces Blended Learning Format to Continue for Remainder of Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths and 414 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,744 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Reopenings Expand in L.A. County as Transmission Remains Low; SCV Cases Total 27,744
1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
Fort Tejon